PERSPECTIVES ON PORTUGAL [TRADE ONLY]

EVENT DATE
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Wednesday / May 24, 2017
 

EVENT LOCATION
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Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

 

EVENTS & TIMES
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  • A to Z: Portugal’s Eno-Alphabet Master Class  /  11:00 AM
  • Walkabout Tasting  /  12:00 PM
  • Portugal’s Rock Stars: A Creme de la Creme Master Class  /  1:30 PM
  • Walkabout Tasting  /  2:30 PM
     

EVENT DESCRIPTION
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JOIN US AND DISCOVER PORTUGAL! Two exciting Master Classes, led by Evan Goldstein MS and Wines of Portugal’s US Ambassador Eugenio Jardim, and two Walkabout Tastings will show you how much this country has to offer!

 

THIS EVENT IS TRADE ONLY

TRADE:  Those that work in and around wine in wine stores, restaurants, importers, retailers, distributors, and wine related press.

This event allows all interested parties to participate - select accounts will be invited to special gatherings this day.

 
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ABOUT EVAN GOLDSTEIN, MASTER SOMMELIER
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Evan Goldstein, MS, is one of the nation’s most prolific food and wine industry veterans. In 2008 Goldstein joined Full Circle Wine Solutions, Inc., a global wine and spirits education company, as President and Chief Education Officer to create tailored experiences that help clients grow brand loyalty and business profits.

In addition, Evan continues to train and examine candidates for the Court of Master Sommeliers as a Founding Board member. Evan’s food and wine career started in the renowned kitchens of Paris and California. In 1984 he joined his mother, Chef and Author Joyce Goldstein, in opening the celebrated San Francisco restaurant Square One. In 1987 he became the eighth American and youngest ever at the time to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier examination. Since 1990 Evan has created wine education programs and service hospitality schools with Seagram Chateau & Estates Wines Company, Diageo, Allied Domecq, and most recently, as the Vice President of Global Wine & Brand Education at Beam Wine Estates.

Evan is the author of Five Star Service: Your Guide to Hospitality Excellence (On Premise Communications Inc. publishers) and the critically acclaimed books, Perfect Pairings: A Master Sommelier’s Practical Advice for Partnering Wine with Food and its sequel, Daring Pairings: A Master Sommelier Matches Distinctive Wines with Recipes from His Favorite Chefs, both published by the University of California Press. In addition, Goldstein co-authored numerous books with his mother Joyce Goldstein, including Wine and Food Pairing in the Williams Sonoma Lifestyles Series. His latest literary undertaking, Essential Guide to the Wines of South America (UC Press), was published in September 2014.

Evan is a regular editorial contributor to America’s Sommelier Journal, a contributing editor for Wine & Dine and Indulgence magazines in Singapore, is the American wine correspondent for Wine Review, South Korea’s leading wine and food magazine, and is a recurring guest wine expert on NBC’s syndicated television show “In Wine Country.” He also makes regular guest appearances on the top-rated “Ronn Owens’ Show” on KGO Radio, and on Saturday morning television’s KPIX “Eyewitness News”, both in San Francisco, and on the nationally syndicated Martha Stewart Radio, hosted by Sirius